Meeting News

RA not a risk factor for CV mortality in ESRD

May 21, 2018
DESTIN, Fla. — Rheumatoid arthritis is not an independent risk factor for cardiovascular mortality in end stage renal disease, according to…
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Dual thermal ablation technique may offer novel treatment approach for pancreatic cancer

May 21, 2018
Researchers at Binghamton University and CPSI Biotech have developed a novel technique that uses cryotherapy and hyperthermia therapy to attack…
In the Journals

Young black children at increased risk of suicide

May 21, 2018
Black children between the ages of 5 and 12 years were nearly two times more likely to die by suicide when compared with white children of the same
In the Journals

Aldosterone antagonists reduce mortality risk in patients with STEMI

May 21, 2018
Aldosterone antagonist therapy offered a substantial mortality benefit in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction with left…
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VIDEO: Dry eye patients can rely on many strategies

May 21, 2018
MILAN — At the OSN Italy meeting, Rolando Toyos, MD, speaks about his favorite strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of dry eye. Toyos, a
FDA News

FDA issues alert on decreased survival with pembrolizumab or atezolizumab for urothelial cancer

May 21, 2018
The FDA alerted health care professionals and clinical investigators to decreased survival associated with pembrolizumab or atezolizumab monotherapy…
In the Journals Plus

Fracture rate similar among young women with, without Turner syndrome

May 21, 2018
Young women with Turner syndrome did not incur fractures more frequently than those without the disease; however, fracture location differed between…
Diabetes in Real Life

Nutrition can aid in healing diabetic foot ulcers

Endocrine Today, May 2018
In this issue, Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN, talks with nutrition and wound care expert Nancy Collins, PhD, RDN, LD, NWCC, FAND, about the role of…

Targeting ‘obesity genotype’ will require larger studies, effect sizes

Endocrine Today, May 2018
Obesity is a multifactorial disease that involves a complex interplay among genetics, environment and personal habits. The genetic component is…
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Metabolic changes make weight loss maintenance difficult, but not impossible

Endocrine Today, May 2018
On their own, most individuals are rarely able to lose a substantial amount of body weight and keep it off. Although record numbers of U.S. adults…
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Nelarabine shows ‘best ever survival data’ for children, young adults with T-cell ALL

May 21, 2018
The addition of nelarabine to standard chemotherapy prolonged DFS among children and young adults newly diagnosed with T-cell acute lymphoblastic…
In the Journals Plus

Egg diet restrictions may be unnecessary for adults with type 2 diabetes

May 21, 2018
Adults with type 2 diabetes who consumed a diet high in eggs did not experience adverse effects on cardiometabolic risks factors when compared with…
FDA News

FDA designates recall of clot-removal device as Class 1

May 21, 2018
The FDA has designated Medtronic’s product recall of a revascularization device used to treat patients with acute ischemic stroke as a Class 1…

FDA approves Lokelma for treatment of adults with hyperkalemia

May 21, 2018
The FDA recently announced approval of Lokelma, formerly ZS-9, for the treatment of hyperkalemia in adults. “We are pleased by today’s…
In the Journals

Eye drops used for glaucoma may help treat migraines

May 21, 2018
Timolol eye drops alleviated the pain in most patients with migraines, according to a small study recently published in JAMA Neurology.

Vitrisa Therapeutics acquires select rights to MAKO clinical trial database

May 21, 2018
Vitrisa Therapeutics has entered into an option agreement with Ohr Pharmaceutical for certain rights to the data from the MAKO study in wet…
In the Journals

Most orthopedic procedures showed decrease in reimbursement from 2000 to 2016

May 21, 2018
From 2000 to 2016, researchers found a steady decrease in reimbursement for procedures in all orthopedic subspecialties, except for removal of an…

Clinical trials scheduled for drug-eluting contact lens

May 21, 2018
OcuMedic Inc. announced that it expects to begin clinical studies for its drug-eluting contact lens technology this year. Developed by biomedical…
In the Journals Plus

Fewer men undergoing prostate cancer screening, treatment

May 21, 2018
Prostate cancer screening, as well as diagnoses and definitive therapy, decreased steadily from 2008 to 2014, according to findings published in…
In the Journals

Higher vitamin D level lessens risk for cancer

May 21, 2018
Residents of Japan with higher concentrations of vitamin D were less likely to develop cancer than those with lower levels, according to a cohort…